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2021 Scholarships

Lamar Electric To Award $6,000 in Scholarships

Lamar Electric Cooperative will award six $1,000 scholarships to students who plan to pursue an academic degree or certification from an accredited university, college, junior college, technical school or other post-secondary educational institution.  Scholarship payment will be made directly to the institution in one lump sum and must be used within two years of the award date.  Funds may be used for tuition, books, and room and board.

Eligibility Requirements:

To be considered for a Lamar Electric scholarship, a student must:

  • Live full time in a residence served by Lamar Electric.
  • Be a graduating senior attending a high school or an accredited home school program within the counties served by the cooperative.
  • Apply by April 5

Six scholarships will be given away at the Lamar Electric annual meeting April 17 in a random drawing of qualified students.  The winners need not be present.

Click here for the application form.  Submit by email to or print the application and mail it to Lamar Electric Cooperative, Attn: Scholarships, PO Box 580, Paris, TX 75461.